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What holds those essays jointly is the rejection of the assumption of 'the delivery of the trendy world'. England sooner than the Civil battle used to be now not a rustic welcoming a courageous new global yet one clinging fearfully to an outdated one. swap, the place it occurred, used to be now not the results of a planned striving for 'progress', and the polity of pre-Civil warfare England used to be no longer close to cave in. Parliaments weren't ruled by means of 'sides' in education for a Cup ultimate at Naseby, yet have been teams of individuals suffering from constrained luck to arrive agreement.

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Brown, Selected Documents of English Constitutional History 1307~1485 (1961), p. 362. 17. I am grateful to Dr Michael Prestwich and Dr J. R. L. Highfield for advice on this question. Rot. Pari, ill, pp. 427-8. I am grateful to Dr Highfield for this reference. See also E. B. Fryde, 'Parliament and the French War' in Fryde and Miller, Historical Studies, pp. 242-61. 8 Unrevolutionary England, 1603-1642 golden opportunity to offer a propaganda justification of a war to most of those who would be responsible for the administrative effort involved in prosecuting it.

These issues were almost bound to be argued out, though they could have been discussed with greater safety if they had been postponed for a few years longer. Where I do see a 'random accident', and may be stating a view 41 Clive Holmes, 'The County Community in Stuart Historiography', Journal of British Studies, vol. xi, no. 2 (1980) pp. 54-73. 42 Gust and Hughes, pp. 31-2 and other refs. 43 Gust and Hughes, pp. 24 ff. xxx Unrevolutionary England, 1603-1642 unacceptable to them, is that I believe that if James had been succeeded by his Calvinist daughter instead of his Arminian son, it is not only possible that the Civil War might never have happened: it is also possible that it could have happened with most of the leading protagonists on opposite sides to those they in the event took.

51 At the same time as the country's capacity to pay was going down, the crown's needs were going up. Inflation, in part, explains both phenomena, but it is not the whole explanation. In 1559, Lord Keeper Nicholas Bacon, opening Queen Elizabeth's first parliament, asked his hearers to consider the huge and wonderful charge newly grown to the crown, more than ever before hath been wont, and now of necessity to be continued - as first the maintenance of garrison in certain places on the sea coasts, as Portsmouth and others, with new munition and artillery, besides the new increased charge for the continual maintenance of the English navy to be ever in readiness against all evil haps, the strongest wall and defence that can be against the enemies of this island .

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